Monthly Archives: April 2015

Launch the COD

“I’ve got your parts right here…”   Fine day for a drive, over to KCMO to retrieve the last of the TR8 parts from the HSD’s previous owner.  Weather was perfect, everything fit in the back of the Kia and … Continue reading

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Safety, Safety, Safety

The gear reduction starter ordered from The Wedge Shop arrived Thursday after work; I had the floor jack, just needed a couple of new jack stands in order to safely get the TR8 into the car for the starter replacement … Continue reading

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Winner!

If anyone runs into Greg Reiman, congratulate him.  The Show-Me Corvair Club ran a rally last weekend and Greg and future son-in-law Josh Wills (serving as navigator) bagged one of the two trophies, for best time and they also won … Continue reading

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TR Sighting…and a bunch of events

Light blue TR6, heading westbound on Manchester west of MO 141 earlier tonight, did not recognize the driver but he didn’t look like an SLTOA member.  Am curious to find out who he might be… Moving into the weekend, this … Continue reading

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The LBV

Here you go: the Ford Thames van, Lincoln City, OR.  Rather unique, eh?

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Saw Something

Lincoln City, OR, two days ago, prior to our return to Seattle/King County: a Ford Thames 400E Freighter parked near an art gallery. As built, these LBVs came with a 1.7L, 53bhp engine and three-on-the-tree; above and beyond the primer … Continue reading

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